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Guest of the sprawling Crimson Peak property is Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska), who later marries Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston), who is a man with an all too sinister past.

Del Toro unleashes genre's gothic tropes

Oct 16, 2015 5:50 AM

DARK and stormy nights are the norm at Allerdale Hall, the decrepit ancestral home of Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston), a dashing, swoon-inducing Englishman who seems to spring straight from the pages of a corny romance novel.

As plotted by Guillermo del Toro in Crimson Peak however,